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for The State Vol. 39 Issue 17, February 1972
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Earthen fortifications in Winton provided little protection to Confederates during the Civil War. Winton was the first town burned during the war and was lost in 1862 as a result of gunboats on the Chowan River.
Dr. M. W. Webb and Earnest L. Briggs acquired historic ‘Pleasant Valley’ in Burke County in 1969 and discovered a wealth of antique buttons in the attic. This article discusses the history and significance of the buttons.